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Nora Spalding (née Hughs)


Dec 25, 1930 – Oct 4, 2019

The Spalding family announces with sorrow the passing of Nora (Gay) Spalding on Friday, October 4, 2019 at the age of 88 years. She leaves in sorrow her beloved husband: Ronald Spalding; her grandchildren: Gregory, Christopher and Skye; her sister : Eileen; her step-children : Dave, Crystal and Debra as well as her step-grandchildren : Marissa and Mckenna.

Nora was predeceased by her parents : William Hughs and Georgina (née Quinn) : her parents-in-law : Doris and Gord; as well as her children : Bruce and Debbie.

A celebration of life in her honour will be held at the Ogilvie Villa situated at 1345 Ogilvie Road, Ottawa, ON, on Wednesday, October 9th at 1:30 PM.

Donations in Gay’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.


12 responses to “SPALDING, Nora”

  1. Dave Spalding says:

    You will be missed Gay. No more pain for you, sing loud wherever you go!


  2. Jennifer Milliken-Blaauw says:

    Thinking about all of the Spalding family at this time.
    I have such fond memories of sleepovers at your and Ron’s home on College Street in Sarnia. Crystal and I would return to your home and crash after a night on the town.
    Condolences to you all.
    Jenny xo

  3. Michelle Mitchell says:

    You were such an amazing woman. Your sisters in song love you and miss you already.
    Xoxo Go sing with the angels
    Seaway Sounds

  4. April Winch says:

    Ohh this was sad to hear about… Gay was always so nice to me and the family.. thinking of you Ron!
    April and Darcy Winch Sarnia

  5. Diane and Jim Lambert says:

    This brings tears to my eyes. I hadn’t heard about Gay’s passing and am very sad. She was a great friend, and Ron, I know you will miss her so much!

    She will definitely be singing with her beautiful voice and lalala-ing like she loved to do, when she didn’t remember the words.

    Hugs and love to you Ron and the whole family!

    Love Diane and Jim

  6. Jo and Henry Kulik says:

    This news is very sad. We have many good memories of our times with Gay and speak of her often. Ron and family, sending you hugs. Cherish your memories.

  7. Carol Fritzley says:

    So sad to hear of Gays passing so many
    great memories singing fashion
    Shows and times we spent together
    Thoughts and prays to Ron
    And the family
    Hugs and love
    Carol Fritzley 💖💖

  8. Lynn Tait says:

    My condolences to the chorus and to Gay’s family. What an uplifting person, Gay was always upbeat and smiling. One lovely lady <3

  9. Jan Herbert says:

    So very sad to hear of Gay’s passing. I met her through Sweet Adelines and also shared the fun of line dancing with her and Ron. Spent many hours having fun together! Sending my condolences to the family and especially Ron.

  10. Lyn and Ken McMahon says:

    Hi Ron and family,
    We are so sad to hear about Gay’s passing. We know you will miss her so much. Lots of good memories when we all lived in Bright’s Grove. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Lyn and Ken

  11. SD says:

    My sincere condolences to the family Spalding for the lost of your beloved mother Nora, sharing this message from the Bible where our God Jehovah promised a resurrection for our dear ones. John 6: 39,40, and give everlasting life here on the earth in a renewed paradise. Psalms 37:11,29, while we wait for these blessing in a near future that the peace of God be with the family.

  12. Lynn England Baarschers says:

    Gay was a bright light in my life. She and I shared lots of love and smiling times while singing together in Sweet Adelines. I have remembered her often since then. The angels are singing brighter these days. My condolences to you and your family Ron. Lynn (England) Baarschers

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